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Started by Richard Shuttleworth, who collectected some of the exhibits still here, The Shuttleworth Collection is home to the best collection of genuine WWI aircraft that all still fly in Europe, alongside over historic aircraft from 1909 to the...more
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Old Warden Aerodrome | Bedfordshire, Biggleswade SG18 9ER, England
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Took in-laws to this lovely well maintained museum as father in law was an aircraft electrical engineer and mother in law worked at the De Havallane factory. It was fascinating. What I really liked was that it was a living museum with planes being resorted...More
I love this place mainly because whoever maintains it really cares, and as a result it’s pristine and a pleasure to visit! We’ve visited several times now and there’s always something for the grandkids to do, a good cafe lots of planes if the weathers...More
We went to Shuttleworth to have a look at the Swiss Garden. Having not heard about it before our expectations were low!
However, on arrival the sun was shining, we saw planes landing, a car park full of TVRs and the entrance/shop was very smart....More
...in every fibre of this collection. Phenomenal collection of planes and vehicles from yesteryear. I loved sharing the picture with my dad who used to work at the RAF airfield at Biggin Hill. I’ll have to get him up from Kent. This is one of...More
Being an aviation (model) aircraft enthusiast I "knew" about the Shuttleworth collection and I was well pleased with the number of aircraft (many types, in excellent condition) on display. I was a bit surprised though that there is a lot more to the collection!
I have visit many airfields in my time, up and down the country, however this hidden gem has to be in the top 5!
Open to the public, it offers something for all ages. A fantastic and truly informative museum, holding a collection of vintage...More
Nostalgia visit; they have gone from strength to strength. Do they really fly these aircraft? So clean so smart so beautifully turned out and displayed./environment they are displayed in first class with ***
Only disappointment I couldn't trick them into letting me fly the Tiger...More
We visited the Shuttleworth collection in the summer with our 6 year old as it’s just up the road from us and we had never been before.
I was aware of the collection before going and as we had visited Duxford and the Hendon RAF...More